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Current Issues Site List

The following are subject-oriented Web sites. These sites are good starting points for exploring current social and political issues on the Internet.

  • Almanac of Policy Issues
    Contains background information, archived documents, and links on major U.S. public policy issues.
  • Fedstats.gov
    Statistics and information from more than 100 federal agencies.
  • Links to the News
    A resource for researching current and older news topics from the Poynter Online Research Center.
  • Online Newshour
    Background reports and interview transcripts for news stories and discussions featured on the PBS News Hour.
  • Opensecrets.org
    An extensive review of congressional campaign fundraising issues.
  • Political Information
    A search engine for politics, policy and political news.
  • ProCon.org
    A free online website that presents controversial issues in a pro-con format.
  • Public Agenda
    A site that presents policy options and public opinion behind critical public concerns
  • Public Policy Institute of California
    Non-partisan private research focusing on issues concerning California.

Current Issues Subject Directories

These Internet resource directories are useful for exploring a subject to find out what's available on the Internet. Be sure to carefully evaluate what you find.

General Resource Information

Your Library has a great deal more information on this topic!

E-Books, journals, magazine and newspaper articles are available online. These services are for current Southwestern College students and staff.

When accessing  the research databases and other e-resources from off campus, you will be prompted for your WebAdvisor User ID and birthdate by the SWC off campus access system. For additional information about off campus access visit www.swccd.edu/libraryoffcampus

      
     

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